Wildemania amplissima ( )
Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie 1891: 49
Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Wildemania.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman
Type locality: Maasö, Norway (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; July-August 1876; UPS (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), handsome (Lewis & Short 1890).
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman 1883
Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus 1900
Diploderma amplissimum f. planiusculum Foslie 1890
Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972
Porphyra miniata f. cuneiformis Setchell & Hus 1990
Wildemania cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) S.C.Lindstrom 2011
This is a marine species.
(as Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus)
English: Northern Pink Laver (Bunker et al. 2010).
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